We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wonder Bar Steakhouse

Claimed

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017, 2019 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
View all details
meals, features

Location and contact

Reviews (158)
Filter reviews
158 results
Traveler rating
101
24
17
12
4
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
101
24
17
12
4
Show reviews that mention
All reviews hash browns filet crab bisque soup twice baked potato prawns walleye seafood wedges potatoes signature steak amazing steak great steak place supper club excellent food service old fashion hollandaise sauce melted in my mouth
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 158 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went to Wonder Bar last night, July 13th, with a large group of 9. They accommodated us and our wheelchair bound relative nicely. Drinks and food were very good but the temperature inside the restaurant was really warm. It was a hot day but this...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Kathy E
Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

Wow, this place has amazing steak and seafood. I dined upstairs on a Tuesday Night and we had the room to ourselves. Appetizers, main course, and dessert were all fantastic. Free parking on site!

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Moho68
Reviewed May 15, 2019

Wisconsin is famous for its "supper club" scene, and this is one of the better ones. The Wonder Bar was built back in the 1920s by a prohibition gangster as a speakeasy and hangout for him and his associates. It was originally called 'Eddie's Wonder...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank David C
Reviewed March 27, 2019

Nice atmosphere. Charming building with an interesting history. Cozy downstairs and upstairs is open.Waitress had character.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank guitbox777
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at the Wonder Bar before going to a show at the Overture. The service impeccable, the staff is friendly and accommodating. Had the 6 ounce filet. My steak cooked to perfection, and melted in my mouth. Even the salad was great. I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank carolandchuck750
Jacob E, General Manager at Wonder Bar Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2018

Thank you very much for those kind words, I'll pass your praises along to the staff. -Jacob East

Reviewed November 8, 2018

Sorry to say I was really disappointed with this place. We had high hopes for a great steak on a recent family visit. We all had either fillets or steaks, they were very good. Everything else was really second rate. Asparagus and broccoli were horrible....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank wayne l
Jacob E, General Manager at Wonder Bar Steakhouse, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

I was hoping to dive into this a bit deeper with the Kitchen Manager and go over some possible produce/sides renovations. If you had a moment, I'd love to touch base and get a more in depth run down so I could channel it to...More

Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food & service. Steaks cooked perfectly!!! Cozy atmosphere! Our server was knowledgeable & had great recommendations.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank X5233LYmichellek
Reviewed October 10, 2018

This place has a great bar for a small group to talk, laugh, and celebrate! Comfortable atmosphere, excellent choice or beers, wine, alcohol.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank drinkmilkCa
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

25th anniversary meal. Amazing steak with gorgonzola that melted in my mouth, an delicious spinach salad, a side of asparagus with lemon hollandaise sauce. My husband had the walleye which was also fantastic. He had the hashbrowns and loved them. Best advice: do not share...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 381karat
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

The heavy looking brown brick building that houses the Wonder Bar Steakhouse is on the other side of Monona Bay from downtown Madison near the Alliant Center. The menu relates the history of the place complete with Chicago gangsters. Today it is a place to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Droplet1927
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 66 nearby hotels
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Madison Central
375 reviews
.27 miles away
Sheraton Madison Hotel
940 reviews
.43 miles away
Comfort Inn Madison - Downtown
296 reviews
.49 miles away
Clarion Suites at the Alliant Energy Center
328 reviews
.58 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,135 nearby restaurants
Taqueria Guadalajara
80 reviews
.95 miles away
Lakeside Street Coffeehouse
15 reviews
.58 miles away
Ramen Station
15 reviews
.91 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 217 nearby attractions
Wisconsin State Capitol
1,906 reviews
1.52 miles away
Capitol Square
626 reviews
1.55 miles away
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
390 reviews
1.35 miles away
Kohl Center
144 reviews
1.54 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Wonder Bar Steakhouse staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing